Here you can find some generally information about the Trabzon Province:
Area: 4685 sq km
Traffic Code: 61
Population: 765.127 (2009)
Trabzon is located on the eastern Black Sea region and is at the beginning of the Caucasus transit route to Iran. The Trabzon harbor is connected to other countries at the Black Sea. Because of the history and natural beauty Trabzon is for tourists a sightseeing place for four seasons.
Trabzon is surrounded in the South by the provinces Gümüşhane and Bayburt, in the west Giresun, in the east Rize and at the north by the Black Sea coast.
The population is mostly at the coastal areas. The mountains start at the sea side and raise to the south side till 3000 meters above sea level.
In the higher parts of the mountains, usually hills and plateaus are located.
Places to visit in Trabzon
- Museums in Trabzon
- Ayasofya Müzesi (Hagia Sophia Museum)
- Kostaki Konağı (Trabzon Museum)
- Trabzon Castle
- Sümela Manastırı
- Trabzondaki Köşkler
- Trabzondaki Cami ve Kiliseler
- Trabzondaki Hanlar
Airport in Trabzon
Trabzon has its own international airport opened 1998 with an international passenger capacity of 1.500.000 per year and domestic passenger capacity of 2.000.000 per year.
Direct International flights:
Shopping in Trabzon
In Trabzon you can find 2 huge shopping malls:
- Forum Trabzon
- Varlibas Atapark
- Trabzon Cevahir Outlet
- Mirapark AVM